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Offline Piscean

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Anal with Bleeding
« on: August 30, 2016, 10:10:22 PM »
So my man and I made a well-considered, informed decision to forego condoms for anal intercourse. I am always on bottom. He is always on top.  I am poz and have been undetectable (less than 20 copies and no RNA detected) since shortly after diagnosis, about four years now. My man is neg and uncut.

Today, during a rather rambunctious session, my man noticed that I was bleeding a bit. He (and I) kind of freaked out. We stopped and cleaned up as soon as the bleeding was noticed. What is the risk to my man? Should he consider PEP or is the VL in my blood so minimal that it is not a concern that his uncut penis was exposed?

Thank you,

Offline Ptrk3

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Re: Anal with Bleeding
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2016, 11:54:55 PM »
Whether your partner seeks PEP is a decision for you and/or him to make, based on the level of your joint/individual anxiety over the incident.

However, multiple studies document that your being undetectable for four years mean that it is virtually impossible for you to transmit the HIV. In addition, your partner was the active participant in your session, so the chances of his contracting the HIV from you are even more remote.

Personally, I think the chances are so minimal that it should not be a concern.
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